Unit 4 Quiz

The effects of dyslexia on foreign language learning

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Which of these statements are true about foreign language learners with dyslexia?





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When learning words in a foreign language, learners with dyslexia should NOT...


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When learning a foreign language, learners with dyslexia find it difficult to isolate and distinguish the sounds of language and relate them to the appropriate symbols - letters. What is the name of the linguistic code that involves identifying and distinguishing between speech sounds?


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(...)is NOT recommended when teaching a foreign language to students with dyslexia.


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Most learners with dyslexia experiencing difficulty with foreign language learning have problems with:





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What should teachers do to help learners with dyslexia read better?

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What characterizes learners with dyslexia when they are learning a foreign language?

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Which of the statements are true?





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When reading in a foreign language, learners with dyslexia:





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Difficulties in perceiving differences between sounds of a language, e.g. long and short vowels are caused by...


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Which is NOT true about learners with dyslexia ?

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One of the difficulties for learners with dyslexia refers to problems with comprehending words, phrases with multiple meanings or word associations. What is the name of the linguistic code which involves understanding meaning?


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What is recommended when teaching a foreign language to students with dyslexia?

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(...) code involves understanding and applying grammatical, structural concepts of a language system. The difficulties learners with dyslexia experience refer to sentence structure decoding and encoding skills.


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When writing in a foreign language, students with dyslexia tend to...






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